Penn-Gaskell, Winifred Ethel 1874 - 1949

English; British

(1874-1949), Philatelist

Winifred Penn-Gaskell, of Widecombe in the Moor, Devonshire, born in 1874 was a British philatelist. In 1938 was the first woman to be added to the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists. She was a specialist in aerophilately, and the philately of the Peru-Chile war. Penn-Gaskell was president of the Aero-Philatelic Club, London, and her collection of airmail and associated material was bequeathed to the Science Museum, South Kensington.